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Witnesses said speed was a factor in a crash on the Heartland Trail Saturday. Submitted photo

Snowmobile driver seriously injured near Nevis

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A 66-year-old snowmobile driver suffered serious injuries Saturday in a collision with a tree on the Heartland Trail near Nevis.

Witnesses said excessive speed was a factor.


William Zasoski, 66, of Grand Forks, and his son were eastbound on the Heartland Trail when he lost control of his snowmobile and struck a tree. The son was not injured.

Zasoski was transported to Sanford Hospital in Bemidji for an apparent leg injury.

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